By Chris Wright
Not content with being one of the finest goalkeepers on the planet, Manuel Neuer has been keeping himself out of trouble by dabbling in a bit of voice acting on the side – landing a part in the German dub of the sequel to Pixar classic “Monsters, Inc.”, called “Monsters University”, in which he plays superstar scarer Frank McCay – a role played by The American Office’s John Krasinski in the American version.
Here’s the trailer. It’s all in German, but you’ll get the jist…
Of course, footballers snagging themselves bit-parts in animated films isn’t a new thing, with Andres Iniesta ably playing the role of “albino pirate” in the Spanish-dubbed version of Aardman animation “Pirates!” last year, in which he starred alongside the lovely Salma Hayek, no less!